Contracts. What are you signing away?

April 25, 2019By Rob CastlesBlog Homepage, Resources

We’re seeing an increasing trend towards asking designers and design companies to sign written contracts and agreements. Graphic designers need to be wary of this and be equipped with a basic knowledge of the pros and cons of signing something, even if it’s unavoidable. First and foremost, remember the contract will always be written to … Read More


Are you looking for a new Integrated Design Agency?

April 19, 2019By Rob CastlesTrends

Why ‘Integrated Designer’ Is The New Buzzword When thinking about the services Red Onion offer, the current best description would be integrated. Although we have a specialism in magazines, we’re ultimately about communicating ideas through graphic design in lots of different ways.   What is an integrated designer? An integrated designer is a person that … Read More



What to consider with digital magazines

November 18, 2018By Rob CastlesDigital and data, Trends

Are you a publisher with an eye on the latest trends in magazine design, production and distribution? Do you want to create a magazine that crosses the media boundaries and reaches a well-targeted audience? If so, what’s the best way for you to go about this? We’ve looked at some of the issues to consider, and it’s … Read More


Difference between a brochure and magazine

November 12, 2018By Rob CastlesEditorial design

It may initially seem obvious what sets a brochure apart from a magazine, but from a design point of view the line can be very fine. While it’s tricky applying a blanket rule, here we present several key differences and similarities between the design of a brochure and the design of a magazine.   1. Price … Read More